Impassable ( Tribune archive photo ) Twenty-three inches of snow, the largest single snowfall in Chicago history, covered the city and suburbs in the blizzard of Abandoned vehicles made even major streets and highways impassable.
Snowstorm A great blizzard (by some accounts a late-season hurricane that collided with a cold front) paralyzes New York under snowdrifts two stories deep in places; it will take the city nearly two weeks to recover. - New-York Historical Society
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